Hobsons’ informative websites, online communities, and matching technologies help prospective students and education institutions make mutually beneficial connections. By providing information about a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs, college connections allow students to explore colleges and universities of choice. The sites also help admissions and enrollment professionals with university recruitment efforts by enabling them to reach students that are the right fit for their institution.
Attracting more than 30 million users per year, College Confidential is a popular discussion site where students, families, counselors, and college and university representatives come together to ask questions, post comments, and engage in conversations about the admissions process.
Using CollegeView’s smart matching technology, students can search for schools, rank their preferences, view media-rich profiles, and engage with college and university representatives of choice via multiple communication channels, including social media platforms, direct links, and more.
Virtual Student Fairs
Our Virtual Student Fairs are live online events that allow international students to connect with US educational institutions 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
A free college search tool, SuperMatch helps students search for and connect with schools that are a good fit.
Our ActiveMatch solution allows an institution to use the closed network of Naviance to strategically shape its incoming class by targeting high school students by state, ethnicity, class, and GPA while creating awareness and providing students with the jumpstart they need to begin researching schools.
GRE® Search Service
Together with ETS, we provide the GRE® Search Service, a fast, easy, and cost-efficient way to directly reach a broad, diverse group of prospective applicants from around the world who have taken a decisive step toward pursuing graduate or business school AND who have opted in to hear from programs. Using a database of nearly 600,000 GRE test takers, higher education institutions can create customized search criteria to get the best return on recruitment efforts.
TOEFL® Search Service
Hobsons and ETS have joined forces again to provide the TOEFL® Search Service, a new solution designed to help higher education institutions find prospective international undergraduate and graduate students with the English language skills they need to succeed. With 26 different search criteria, including TOEFL scores, the solution makes it easy to identify prospective students that are right fit.
Beat The GMAT
Beat The GMAT (BTG) is home of the world's largest online MBA applicant community, serving more than 2.4 million site visitors each year. As a premiere resource for GMAT prep and MBA admissions advice, BTG helps admission and enrollment professionals attract and engage with business school applicants from the US and abroad. BTG's unique marketing platform includes advertising and sponsorship opportunities, web event support, online chat technology, and MBA Watch, an active social network built exclusively for programs and applicants.
International Qualification Converter
A searchable, web-accessible database that streamlines and strengthens international recruiting strategies, our International Qualification Converter (IQc) enables higher education institutions to aggregate essential information on key international student qualifications and country-specific market intelligence.
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